Dr. Otega Okinono , from Nigeria, is lecturer at the Department of Sociology , Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State ,Nigeria. She obtained a B.Sc. (Sociology) from University of Benin – Nigeria in 2003. She obtained her M.Sc.in Sociology at Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State – Nigeria in 2011. She is currently a PhD candidate at Ghazali Shaffi Graduate School of Government, Universiti Utara Malaysia. Her research interests include community development, innovative sustainability, conflict resolution and entrepreneurship development and has had published in these areas. She is currently working on sustainable community development in the Niger Delta region Nigeria. Ms Okinono is among the founding fellows of Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy and is also part of the organizing team of 1st International Conference on Economics Business and Social Sciences.